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external “How to Make GIMP Work More Like Photoshop” —Lifehacker

Over six months ago, I stopped using Adobe Photoshop and switched to the open source alternative, GIMP, for all my personal photography projects. This wasn’t the impossible task that most people believe it is.

 
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external “What does 300+ hours spent on one image look like?” —Composite Planet

Every image was shot by Josh separately and it is all photography. The image has well over 1000 individual layers and took approximately 300 hours in photoshop.

 
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Tutorial Explains How to Sharpen Images Contextually

When it comes to sharpening an image, more than likely, your technique involves using a certain method over the entire image all at once. However, that’s rarely the best way to do it, because how much and where to sharpen varies quite a bit depending on what you’re shooting.

Fortunately for us, Photoshop wiz Michael Woloszynowicz is back again with another useful technique that will help you improve your sharpening skills and account for things like texture and edges. Read more…

Vogue Photoshop Fail Leads to ‘Kanye is a Vampire’ Memes

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Let’s play a little game of “I Spy.” This time, it’s going to involve a suspicious-looking photo of the #worldsmosttalkedaboutcouple, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian. Read more…

Target Apologizes for Photoshop Goof Up, Still Dealing with Thigh Gap Fallout

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Target has officially come out to apologize after an embarrassing and very public post-processing mistake has left the company dealing with a PR nightmare. But for many, the apology isn’t enough. What the general public is asking is “why?” Read more…

Tutorial: How to Easily Replicate a Photo’s ‘Look’ Using Curves

It’s happened to all of us: we’re browsing through someone’s portfolio or even just through Flickr or 500px and we come across a photograph or series of photographs with a ‘look’ we absolutely love.

From there, we usually dive into our own photo archives and try to replicate that style/look, but rarely does it come out anywhere near as professional looking as the original photo. Thankfully this 2012 tutorial by London-based journalist and designer Ben Secret can help you apply just about any photo’s look to another. Read more…

Embarrassing Target Photoshop Fail Looks Like it Was Done in Paint… by a 5-Year-Old

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This might be the worst Photoshopping we’ve ever seen… maybe even worse than the floating inspectors from China. Because while usually the Photoshop goof-ups pointed out by websites like Jezebel aren’t all that horrific (as the Lena Dunham debacle pointed out), in this case, they hit the mother load. Read more…

Tutorial Shows Quick, Effective Method For Managing Stray Hairs in Post

No matter who it is you’re photographing or where you’re taking their picture, it’s almost inevitable that in at least a few shots there will be some stray hairs flying across the photo. Usually, the result is an extra hour or so in post-production trying to get the hairs out one-by-one. Cue infomercial guy saying: “There has to be a better way!” Read more…

external “Adobe Doesn’t Think ‘Photoshop’ Is a Dirty Word” —Mashable

The term “Photoshopping” (the verb) has become synonymous with the act of digitally retouching or manipulating a photograph. It’s often used unfavorably, for example, while browsing Facebook: “Oh, that pic was definitely Photoshopped. She’s not that tan in real life.”

But according to Adobe representatives, the company is not concerned about how Photoshop is being used.

 
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Tutorial Shares How to Turn an ‘OK’ Photo Into a Great Photo in Post

No matter how long you’ve been shooting or what level you’re at in your photography endeavors, there will always be those moments where you walk away from a shoot unsatisfied with how some of the images turned out. It happens to the best of us.

Thankfully, photographer and retoucher Glyn Dewis has created a great tutorial that shows you how to turn an OK — or even bad — shot into an awesome one with the help of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. Read more…